Posted from: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 10:25 AM - Present

Envarsus XR Approved to Prevent Rejection in Kidney Transplant Patients

July 10, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Envarsus XR (tacrolimus extended-release), manufactured by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals.  Envarsus XR is a calcineurin-inhibitor immunosuppressant indicated in combination with other immunosuppressants for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in kidney transplant patients transitioning from an immediate-release formulation of tacrolimus. Envarsus XR will not be launched until around the fourth quarter of 2015.  Envarsus XR will be available as 0.75mg, 1mg and 4 mg extended- release tablets and is recommended to be taken once daily on an empty stomach.

 

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